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Reduce Litigation costs by identifying who and what to collect before you begin the collection process

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Catelas Legal - Intelligent Discoveryor Slideshare

  1. 1. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Providing evidentiary support, early for better decision-making October 2010 Intelligent upfront analytics – lower litigation costs Legal
  2. 2. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. The Problem Review complaint, Agree preservation strategy, Build spoliation defense, Determine collection methods, Review initial keyword culling, Prepare for 26(f) conference, Questions for opposing side, Strategies for protecting privilege, etc, etc eDiscovery challenges Imagine if… in the first few days of a case you… 1. Had an excellent understanding of the case and what to do 2. Made key decisions that could save millions in downstream litigation costs. • Too much data, not enough time • The data collected does not tell us much • Time is money – the longer this drags on, the more it costs.
  3. 3. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved.  We view Information Security, eDiscovery and Compliance differently by focusing on people relationships before data.  We use the law enforcement approach of visually connecting people and their relationships before searching volumes of data for ‘the smoking gun’.  Our ‘always-on’ surveillance solution allows any investigation to be conducted instantly without the added burden and cost of collecting data.  We reduce the number of custodians in a matter by 30%. This results in cost savings of $100,000 per custodian in end to end eDiscovery costs.  An example: we recently saved one of our corporate clients almost $1 million in e-discovery costs in a single case. We think differently
  4. 4. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazewwww Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii Do mis troa negativaj priskribo, veo norde grado kvintiliono do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro latina rolvortaĵo it san. Dz ian nenii We analyze people relationships… …and focus on the relevant data. do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro do. Ali ke olog iomete internacia. As kilo aliam inkluzive sin. Oj ant resti femto frazetvortigo, dolaro Relationship Forensics
  5. 5. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. What We Do - LegalIntelligent Discovery Introducing a new approach that……… …….identifies relevant custodians before collection Intelligent Discovery Report – within the first few days  Identify the right custodians before collection; avoid under-preservation  Always-on visibility of entire corpus, not just the usual suspects  Identify opposing counsel persons’ of interest  Internal investigations: conduct 5 times as many investigations of smaller, internal cases Business value of approach  Always-on helicopter view of corpus, before preservation or collection  Qualify the right custodians before costly collection begins  Understand exposure before handing over production requests  Seek depositions from opposing counsel with certainty
  6. 6. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. What We Do - LegalEarly Case Analytics Introducing a new approach that……… …….provides evidentiary support early for better decision-making Early Case Analytics Report – within the first few days  Custodian lists: validate initial lists, identify key players, uncover missing custodians.  Relationships: identify key relationships between parties, companies & individuals  Information Flow Analysis: identify who works with whom & where information flows  First Pass Review: provide 1% of content for senior review Business value of approach  Drive the 26 (f) Meet & Confer process from a more informed evidentiary position, earlier – in days, not weeks  Reduce the cycle times between production requests  Qualify evaluate data received from opposing counsel  Make better decisions earlier: settle, dismiss or select counsel  Provide supporting evidence for early dismissal, settlement or negotiations
  7. 7. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. What We Do - LegalAlways-on surveillance A new approach that……… …….significantly reduces risk around IP theft & investigations Internal Security Investigations and Compliance  Proactive, always-on, comprehensive monitoring and audit solution  Instant visibility of entire company without having to collect emails  Automated reports to track departing employees, competitors and press leaks  Compliance reports to monitor information barriers and watch-lists Business value of approach  Conduct 5 times the investigations with the same resources  Pro-active monitoring and audit of the entire communications network, not just a sample  Rapid assessment of situation without the cost and time of collecting emails
  8. 8. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. Catelas ROI Identification Review Analysis Intelligent Discovery: precision, speed and cost savings Early Case Analytics: speed and clarity Reduce litigation costs by 50%: ROI after a single case Reduce collection by 30% Identify missing custodians early Provide strategic insight within days Reduce overall costs across EDRM “ We were able to very quickly direct our outside counsel to the relevant documents… reducing attorney review by more than 50%, saving over $1M in annual litigation fees. Catelas gave us speed, clarity and control.” Corporate Counsel – Fortune 500 company
  9. 9. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. Why we are unique Traditional data-centric tools:  Keyword or concept-based  Process is extremely iterative  The wrong content is collected or the right content is often missed  Costs are high and unpredictable  There are fewer and fewer smoking guns! The Catelas approach:  Only solution that focuses on people relationships first and then content  Proven link analysis methodology used by law enforcement  An investigations tool – who is involved: not simply a key word search engine  Early Case Analytics: define the case strategy very early What makes us unique
  10. 10. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. • View data differently – visualize people relationships - Quickly (within hours) analyze entire corpus, not a subset of ‘usual suspects’ - Validate key custodians; identify non-obvious or missing custodians - Monitor hi-risk relationships for Info Security & Compliance Conclusion • Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics - Define case strategy early / prepare for meet and confer - Prioritize importance of cases and assign resources and budget - Respond to regulatory or subpoena requests • New cost paradigm - Significantly reduce amount of data collected/reviewed - Fully automated and integrated with existing EDRM process and tools - Shared cost model with Info Security, Legal and Compliance groups - Quick time to value Summary
  11. 11. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. Live DemoDemo
  12. 12. LEGAL – Intelligent Discovery & Early Case Analytics Copyright © 2010 Catelas Inc. All rights reserved. Robert Levey VP Sales & Marketing 978 996 2758 robert.levey@catelas.com www.catelas.com

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